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Nectar Terms

Terms in part 1 Nectar in a Sieve

QuestionAnswer
Birth celebrations 10 days after a baby is born a baby naming feast is held
Hospital the hospital represents western ideas making changes in the village
Tannery the tannery foreshadowed all the changes that are to happen in the village
infertility Rukmani and Ira were both infertile and Kenny helped with that which lead to many secrets and rumors.
health and sickness Kenny (Western) believe that you need to medicine to be healthy and get better but Rukmani (Eastern) believes you just need to pray and please the gods.
first person referring to ones self as I or we
first person retrospect first person point of view in a flashback
third person limited all characters are talked about using he she or they, but one character is closely followed and you know the thoughts of only one character the main character
third person omniscient third person point of view where you know the thoughts of mulitple characters
mood feeling the reading emits
similie comparing two terms using like or as
metaphor comparing two terms
personification giving an inanimate object or thing human characteristics
allusion a real life book, writing, person ,or example in the text
oxymoron words that contradict eachother
foreshadowing use of words and hints that set the stage for something to happen later in the novel
symbolism an object or thing that has underlying meaning to the novel as a whole
Created by: edenbreslauer
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